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A Conversation With Nadeen Risi, MS, RDN, LD/N

A Conversation With Nadeen Risi, MS, RDN, LD/N

A Conversation with: Nadeen Risi, MS, RDN, LD/N Role at Avance:  Registered Dietitian at Avance Care Cary Years at Avance Care:  Less than 1 year My first job: I’ve always worked with my dad in his pizza and sub shop as a kid but I guess my first job where I got paid... Read More
Categories: Education
Top Healthcare Trends and Myths — Fact or Fiction?

Top Healthcare Trends and Myths — Fact or Fiction?

By Meghan Presnell, FNP-C   1. Cracking Your Joint Can Lead to Arthritis What happens when you crack your knuckles? The joints pull apart slightly, which causes a decrease in pressure in synovial fluid, the fluid that lubricates the joints.  Bubbles of CO2 then form... Read More
Categories: Education
Sticks, Stones, and Words Hurt!

Sticks, Stones, and Words Hurt!

By Nakalya Leggett, MSW, LCSW   In light of bullying awareness week, we wanted to provide some insight on a form of bullying that is not always as detectable: verbal bullying. Verbal bullying includes, but is not limited to, name calling, insults, teasing, or... Read More
Categories: Education
Optimizing Nutrition Through Color and Cooking

Optimizing Nutrition Through Color and Cooking

By Liz Elam, MS, RD, LDN We live in a diet-crazed society where, unfortunately, the promise of health and well-being is prescribed in pill, shake, or supplement form, or a certain number of calories to eat per day. Having an advanced degree in nutrition science, I... Read More
Categories: Education
A Conversation With Anais Joines, FNP-C

A Conversation With Anais Joines, FNP-C

Name: Anais Joines, FNP-C Role at Avance: Family Nurse Practitioner Years at Avance Care: 2 years My first job: Registered Nurse Why primary care: I love taking care of patients and being able to help them reach their optimal health and goals. I love it because every... Read More
Categories: Education
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